In this print multitudes of people inhabit the red checkered forest. A Black woman, an Asian woman, a White woman, and people dressed as members of the Klu Klux Klan are all intermixed in the scene. The Image of crosses, burning and not burning, are prevalent in this print.
From the Artist:
THE "KKK BOUTIQUE" AIN'T JUST REDNECKS The print is about the racism of the KKK and most hidden, the other people- the White women, Asian women, Black women. In other words, the print is saying we all have racism (through the act of throwing the cross) not just poor white people.
Sculptor, archivist, printmaker and filmmaker, Camille Billops was born in Los Angeles, California. Billops earned a BA from California State College, an MFA from City College of New York, and a PhD, from the D’Universite of Paris-Sorbonne, France...Read More